Financial Markets Conference
Since the crisis, policymakers have used accommodative monetary policy and macroprudential regulation to promote growth and lower systemic risk. Over time, these policies have shifted the sands on which financial markets operate. As financial institutions navigate these shifts, they must also manage exposure to new global event risks. This year's Financial Markets Conference explores how these policies, risks, and responses are shaping the global financial system of the future.
Presented by the Center for Financial Innovation and Stability (CenFIS)
The 2016 Financial Markets Conference will examine liquidity from academic, regulatory, and market participant points of view. We seek to understand the various definitions and aspects of liquidity with an emphasis on the relationship to financial stability and monetary policy effectiveness.
Notable speakers and panelists exchanged views on the future of banks, potential regulation of shadow banks and the implications to monetary policy, and more.
The 2014 conference explored whether less active financial markets are safer ones, if new liquidity requirements will create a more efficient financial system, if quantitative easing was the right policy, and more.
The Atlanta Fed's 2013 Financial Markets Conference explored four critical topics: risk measurement; the influence of political systems on financial stability; rules versus discretion in financial regulation; and the resolution of systemically important financial institutions, or SIFIs.
The Atlanta Fed's annual Financial Markets Conference on April 9–11 explored the government's future role in mortgage finance, the potential for new regulations to create another shadow banking system, and more.
The Atlanta Fed's 2011 Financial Markets Conference featured presentations on international lessons from the recent crisis, the costs and benefits of different regulatory structures, and the tradeoff between efficiency and risk in the banking system.